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Interplast

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2002

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Founded in 1969, Interplast was a Silicon Valley-based nonprofit organization that provided free reconstructive surgery for needy children and adults in developing nations. By the mid-1990s, Interplast’s founder Dr. Donald Laub, knew that it was time to reassess Interplast’s strategy and operations and take the organization to the next level. He started this process by recruiting professional leaders. After assessing both the changing market and Interplast’s internal capacity, the new leadership decided to shift Interplast’s primary strategy from direct patient care through surgical trips to educating and equipping local surgeons to perform the operations themselves.

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Sand Hill Foundation

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2007

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After investing more than $200,000 in the initiative, Susan Ford decided to measure the effectiveness of the Teen Success Program. Her intention was to validate the program’s results and identify its strengths and improvement opportunities to help it grow. Yet, even though Ford had developed a positive relationship with Linda Williams, the head of PPMM, she worried that Williams might feel threatened by her proposal for an assessment of the program’s impact...

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PATH and the Safe Water Project (A, B, C, D)

Seeking Market-Based Solutions to Global Health Challenges; Empowering the Poor through User-Centered Design; Improving Access to Safe Water Through Innovative Sales and Distribution Models; Making Safe Water Products More Affordable

Authors: Zenios, Stefanos A.; Denend, Lyn; Elliott, Tim
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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This case provides an overview of the nonprofit organization PATH and its Safe Water Project-a five-year effort launched in late 2006 with $17 million in funding from the global development unit of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Over the course of the grant, PATH conducted approximately 10 pilots in four countries. In the process, the Safe Water Project team accumulated substantial insights related to user-centered design, access, and affordability...

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The Real Problem Solvers: Social Entrepreneurs in America

Author: Shapiro, Ruth A.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Stanford Business Books
Publication Year: 2012

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Today, "social entrepreneurship" describes a host of new initiatives, and often refers to approaches that are breaking from traditional philanthropic and charitable organizational behavior. But, what types of change have these social entrepreneurial efforts brought to the world of civil society and philanthropy? What works in today's environment? And, what barriers are these new efforts breaking down as they endeavor to make the world a better place?

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Cummins, Inc.: Building a Home Community for a Global Company

Authors: Bower, Joseph L.; Norris, Michael
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2013

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In 2010, Tom Linebarger, president and COO of Cummins, Inc., the Columbus, Indiana-based manufacturer of diesel engines, has to decide where to locate the company's new manufacturing line for high horsepower engines. The case highlights the role of Cummins' long-term effort at community development as a key element of its corporate strategy.

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Pharmacy on a Bicycle: Innovative Solutions for Global Health and Poverty

Authors: Bing, Eric G.; Epstein, Marc J.
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Year: 2013

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Millions are dying from diseases that we can easily and inexpensively prevent, diagnose, and treat. Why? Because even though we know exactly what people need, we just can’t get it to them. They are dying not because we can’t solve a medical problem but because we can’t solve a logistics problem. Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein lay out a solution: a new kind of bottom-up health care that is delivered at the source.

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Katine: What Happened when First-World Corporations Met Third-World Development

Author: Brooks, Tim
Product Type: Cases
Source: London Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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The case examines the intervention by Barclays Bank and the Guardian newspaper in a severely deprived area of northern Uganda, working through an African charity. It discusses some of the cultural problems of such disparate parties coming together, examines the motivations of the participants, and questions the long-term benefits of such dramatic interventions.

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SV2: Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund

Authors: Arrillaga-Andreessen, Laura; Chang, Victoria
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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In 1998, Laura Arrillaga launched the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (“SV2”) with two objectives: 1) providing Silicon Valley donors with philanthropic experience and education that would empower their personal giving; and 2) awarding local nonprofits with multi-year, capacity-building grants that would help them to strengthen their organizations and meet the higher level of accountability associated with contemporary philanthropic investments. By 2005, Arrillaga and CFSV had built a volunteer-driven organization composed of 160 partners...

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Aspire Foundation - Charting a Social Bricoleur's Growth

Authors: Dhayanithy, Deepak; Anderson, Brian
Product Type: Cases
Source: Richard Ivey School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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A non-governmental organization dedicated to improving underprivileged rural children’s access to quality education in southern India has grown considerably in the seven years since its inception. In considering a growth strategy, the organization’s two founders and managing trustees consider the roles of social value creation, funds sustainability, organizational visibility, resources constraints and how the relationships among these factors affect the organization’s future plans.

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Hillary Clinton & Partners: Leading Global Social Change from the US State Department

Authors: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss; Malone, Ai-Ling Jamila
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2012

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As U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton acted on a long-standing interest in public-private partnerships to elevate and activate an Office of Global Partnerships reporting directly to her. One major initiative that also addressed her interest in women's empowerment was to create an alliance for clean cookstoves, a significant environmental and public health issue in developing countries.

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